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Congestion Pricing May Finally Be Here —and It’s a Big Test for Kathy Hochul

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Congestion Pricing May Finally Be Here —and It’s a Big Test for Kathy Hochul

New York Post September 19, 2021
Urban PolicyNYCInfrastructure & Transportation

Truck driver, commuters and New Yorkers cannot be slapped with another tax as Manhattan recovers from the pandemic.

It’s finally happening — maybe. Two and a half years after then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved “congestion pricing,” the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will hold public hearings on the program starting Thursday.

The meetings are the “first step,” in acting MTA chief Janno Lieber’s phrase, in deciding whether, when and how much to charge car and truck drivers to enter Manhattan.

New York, which has screwed up so much in the past two years, can’t screw this one up — and the buck stops with Gov. Kathy Hochul.

Continue reading the entire piece here at the New York Post

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Nicole Gelinas is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor at City Journal. Follow her on Twitter here.

Photo by peeterv/iStock

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